Birthplace: Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Birthdate: April 28, 1938
Married: 50 years on December 24, 1960
Family: a daughter and two grandsons
Education: Bachelor of Arts at Lincon Christian University, 1960; graduate work in New Testament and counseling at Lincoln Christian Seminary; graduate work in marriage and family counseling at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, IN.
Job History: Minister, Owner operator of Berthold Apple Orchard and Berthold Lawnmowing Service